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News Dabba for 12 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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Anushka Vani brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from China continuing COVID restrictions, workers at France refineries continuing strike to Russia's arrests in relation to the Crimea bridge attack.



Live Law reports that Head of the educational institute is liable if students are carried in tourist buses

Kerala High Court (HC) announced that the head of the educational institute would be held liable if any tourist bus, which does not meet the safety standards prescribed in reference to noise control, is seen carrying students, reports Live Law. The report also adds that the bench led by Justice Anil K Narendran and Justice P G Ajithkumar said that the entry of any contract carriage or other motor vehicles violating the safety standards or noise control norms will not be permitted in the premises of any educational institutes in the State for any purpose including exhibition or auto show. Read the full report on Live Law.


CNN reports on China continuing Covid travel restrictions


With Asia opening borders and opening quarantine measures, China is still clinging to the Covid restrictions, reports CNN. China is the last country in Asia to continue the travel restrictions. The report mentions that most of the countries that suffered economic backlash reopened their doors for travel bringing relief to the tourism industry. China too has seen its economy suffer from a strict zero covid policy with tighter restrictions. The report says that hopefully, Beijing might relax its policies soon. Read the full report on CNN.


Haryana stops drug production at plant making cough syrups flagged by WHO: NDTV

A week after World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that as many as 66 children in The Gambia may have died after consuming Indian-made cough syrups, the Haryana government has stopped all drug production at a manufacturing plant that was related to such a case, reports NDTV. Additionally, it also states that major irregularities have been found at the facilities of Maiden Pharmaceuticals. Read the full report on NDTV.


Workers at France’s refineries continue to strike, reports France 24

France 24 reports that around 50 workers striking at the Esso-EoonMobil refinery have voted by a show of hands to continue the strike even after a threat by the government to requisition staff at some petrol depots as it battles to secure supplies following the weeks-long strike. In addition to this, the French ministry has launched a requisition order for staff to resume work at Exxon’s Port Jerome depot in Normandy. The fuel strikes have led pumps in several parts of the country to run dry, forcing drivers to wait in long lines to fill vehicle tanks. Read the full report on France 24.


BBC: Russia detains people for Crimea bridge attack arrests as fresh blasts heard


BBC reports that Russia has detained eight people in connection to the explosion on a key bridge that was linking Russia to Crimea. The FSB security services have said that five of those eight held were Russians while others were Ukrainian and Armenian. The report also mentions that Russia says Kyiv was behind the attack. Read the full report on BBC.